Youth x Hub: Contemporary Arabic Calligraphy

Ended - Sunday 14 January 2018

Wissam Shawkat


Date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Time: 4 pm - 8 pm

Age Limit:

Ages 15 to 30 years


10 spaces left


Youth x Hub at Emirates Towers, Dubai

Fees: Free

Registration Deadline:

3 January 2018


Combining theory and practice, leading Arabic calligrapher Wissam Al Shawkat introduces ‘Al Wissam’, a new modern style of Arabic calligraphy. The workshops will begin with an illustrated lecture on the development of this style of Arabic calligraphy, giving an understanding of its historical context and how it was developed into a contemporary font.

Workshop participants will then have the chance to develop their individual skills using ‘Al Wissam’.

Opening Hours

Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba
Nad Al Sheba 1
Temporarily closed for renovation

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